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British Airways Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport due to Brakes Problem

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport due to Brakes Problem

British Airways flight BA-1468 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on January 15th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Inverness, Scotland, but had to return after the crew received indication of an issue with the brakes. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Vueling Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
Vueling Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Vueling Airlines flight VY-8406 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on October 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for London Luton Airport, England, but had to turn back after the crew received indication of hot brakes. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-522 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on September 25th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane flying from Prague, Czech Republic, was descending toward Warsaw when the crew received indication of a possible issue with the brakes, and declared an emergency. The plane landed safely. All eighty-two people aboard remained unharmed.... »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Switzerland

Thursday, August 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Switzerland

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1019 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 1st. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, was descending toward Zurich when the crew noticed minor brakes issues and requested emergency assistance. The plane landed uneventfully. All thirty-three passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Peshawar, Pakistan

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Peshawar, Pakistan

Gulf Air flight GF-784 made an emergency landing in Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 4th. The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Bahrain was on approach to Peshawar when the crew reported an issue with the brakes. The plane landed safely and was towed to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, March 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue flight B6-1675 had to return and make an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kingston, Jamaica, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the brakes. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

S7 Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Brakes Problem

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
S7 Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Brakes Problem

S7 Airlines flight S7-1148 made an emergency landing in Moscow, Russia, on February 6th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Krasnodar, Russia, was on final approach to Moscow when the crew reported a brakes problem and went around. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt

Thursday, November 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-321 made an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on November 1st. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, was on final approach to Cairo when the crew received a brakes fault indication and prepared for an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Tire Burst

Saturday, August 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Tire Burst

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-4162 made a safe landing at Erkilet International Airport, Kayseri, Turkey, on August 11. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, Turkey, had just landed when its main brakes locked up resulting in tire burst. The plane was damaged. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Plane makes Safe Landing in Netherlands

Saturday, June 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Plane makes Safe Landing in Netherlands

Ryanair flight FR-3100 made a safe emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands, on June 10. The Boeing 737-800, flying from Dublin, Ireland, was about to land when the crew assumed a problem with its brakes and slowed it down. The airplane became disabled on the taxiway due to a blown tyre. The plane... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash
    KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports the plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and ...
  • Probable victims of plane crash near Utah border identified
    According to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office, in Wyoming, the plan is registered to William Patterson, with an Evanston, Wyoming address. The office said it is believed Michelle Patterson and William Patterson are the two people who were killed in the crash with no survivors. The county coroner, the ...
  • Iran Plane Crash
    The search for the Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in bad weather in Iran on Sunday continues, after earlier unconfirmed reports the aircraft had been fou...
  • Search for Iranian plane crash site halted
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros mountains with 66 people on board. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous ...
  • Cause of plane crash revealed
    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have made a preliminary report explaining what they believe caused a fatal plane crash near Oldenburg in December that killed pilot Dr. Louis Cantilena, 63, Potomac, Maryland; his daughter Dr. Amy Cantilena, 31, Potomac, Maryland; family friend Dr.
  • Iranian rescue teams search for plane wreckage
    Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV has reported.
  • Commercial Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing 66 People
    Meteorologist Orelon Sidney explains how bad weather could have been the cause for a deadly plane crash in Iran. At a Glance. An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in southern Iran. All 65 people on board were killed in the crash. Foggy conditions were blamed for the crash into Mount ...
  • Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found
    Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found.
  • Rescue Team Finds Wreckage From Iranian Plane Crash
    A rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains, Iran, searching for wreckage of a plane. February 19, 2018.Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP. Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel · Putin's Syrian dilemma: Back Israel or Iran? Not just a gimmick: Netanyahu's ...
  • 66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (local time) for the city of Yasuj, some 500km to the south, the airlines public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

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